Articles posted on August 27th, 2003

Blaming the victim

Wednesday, August 27th, 2003 • 10:00 pm

Salon has a look at the virus/worm vulnerabilities of Windows in an article titled “Dumb software for dumb people“. I don’t think using such a title will help much. It effectively echoes Microsoft’s own approach, which is to constantly blame the end user for software issues. But at least the article itself offers a more […]

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Another reason to use LaunchBar

Wednesday, August 27th, 2003 • 5:12 pm

The autocompleting feature of web browsers such as Safari or Explorer are a good idea in theory. Type the first few letters of a URL, and the browser scans its long history of existing URLs that you’ve used and lists a number of possible matches. Then you use the up and down cursor keys to […]

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